By visiting and using Verkafood.com, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Policy, so please read this Policy carefully before using our Services.
Verkafood.com knows that you care how information about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. We assure you that we are committed to respecting and upholding your privacy, and if you have any questions at the end of this, do feel free to contact us at the coordinates listed below.
Personal information, for the purposes of this Policy, refers to information that can specifically identify an individual customer of ours, such as that customer’s name, address, email address, payment data, telephone number etc. This would also include information about an individual’s activities with regard to the usage of our Services, and demographic information, such as nationality, date of birth, gender, geographic area, and preferences, whenever any such information is linked to the personal information that identifies an individual.
Accordingly, we collect personal information from customers to help us personalize and continually improve their shopping experience at Verkafood.com. We use your information to assist better on your requirements. We also use this information to improve our platform, prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our Services and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.
Here are the types of information we gather.
Information You Provide: we receive and store any information you enter on our website or mobile applications or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, improving our platform, and communicating with you. Automatic Information: we receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many websites, we use “cookies” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses Verkafood.com or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of Verkafood.com on other Web sites.
We may receive Personal information about you from third parties, such as social media services, commercially available sources and business partners. If you access our Services through a social media service or connect a service on our website or mobile applications to a social media service, the information we collect may include your user name associated with that social media service, any information or content the social media service has the right to share with us, such as your profile picture, email address or friends list, and any information you have made public in connection with that social media service. When you access the Website or mobile applications or otherwise deal with any Verka Foods entity through social media services or when you connect any Website or mobile applications to social media services, you are authorizing Verka Foods to collect, store, and use and retain such information and content in accordance with this Policy.
E-mail Communications: to help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from Verkafood.com if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please click on the Unsubscribe link in the email.
Information from Other Sources: we might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.
By using or continuing to use the site, you agree to our use of your information (including sensitive personal information) in accordance with this Policy, as may be amended from time to time by Verkafood.com in its discretion. You also agree and consent to us collecting, storing, processing, transferring and sharing information (including sensitive personal information) related to you with third parties or service providers for the purposes as set out in this Privacy Notice.
Sharing Information with Third Parties:
Information about our customers is an important part of our business and we are not in the business of selling it to others. Verkafood.com shares customer information only as described below with Verkafood.com and the subsidiaries which Verkafood.com controls and that are either subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.
Compliance with the Law: We may be required to share the personal information with government authorities and agencies for, inter alia, the purposes of verification of identity or for prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, prosecution, and punishment of offenses. Further, we may release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to enforce or apply our Conditions of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of Verkafood.com, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies, organizations, government or regulatory authorities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. You agree and consent for Verkafood.com to disclose your information if so required under the applicable law. Obviously, however, this does not include selling, renting, sharing or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in a way that is contrary to the commitments made in this Privacy Notice
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser and to provide features such as Recommended for You, personalized advertisements on other Web sites and storage of items in your Shopping Cart between visits.
App & Device Information:
We collect information about your device to make your experience on our app better and to help us analyze app crashes, debugging device specific issues and for marketing analytics. The device information we collect includes: App Name, App Identifier (package name in case of the Android), App Version, App Locale, App Installed Time, App Updated Time, Mobihelp SDK Version, OS, OS Version, OS Locale, Device Brand, Release Keys, Device Fingerprint, Device ID, Device Manufacturer, Device Version, Referrer, Device OS, Device Info Dump, Device Make, Installer, Device Model, Device SW Build (like the carrier/custom branding of the Android OS where applicable), Current Active Network (as WiFi vs Mobile Network), Mobile Network Type (as GRPS/EDGE/HSPA etc), Mobile Network Operator Name, Mobile Network Country Code, Battery Level, Battery Status (Charging/Discharging), Screen Orientation, Device Storage Space Free/Total in MB (Internal Storage), Device Storage Space Free/Total in MB (SD Card).
We also collect referrer information which tells us the third party that referred you to us and can include utm parameters (UTM parameters are simply tags you add to a URL — when your link is clicked, the tags are sent back to Google Analytics and tracked). We also collect information about the channel through which you installed our app, which provides us insights about our marketing advertisements and partners working with us. For example, if you install our app by clicking on an advertisement on Google’s platform, we will get information regarding the partner (being Google in this example) and the advertisement you clicked on which is identified by an alphanumeric.
Securing Information & Retention:
We work to protect the security of your information during purchase of any product on Verka Foods at the time of online payment by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input in addition to maintaining security of your information. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage, and disclosure of personal information (including sensitive personal information). Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
If you choose a payment gateway to complete any transaction on Website or mobile applications then Your credit card data may be stored in compliance with industry standards/ recommended data security standard for security of financial information such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
Use of Information and Duration:
Verka Foods will strive to protect the privacy and legal rights of users. Any and all Personal and Sensitive Information you provide to us such as user names, emails, phone number, passwords or any other login information or personal information will be available to us and we have the right to use this information until you communicate with us and direct us not to use it further.
If you do not want us to use personal information that we gather to personalize advertisements we display to you or for other purposes, please write to us at [email protected] (If you do not want to receive Conditions of Use and other legal notices from us, such as this Privacy Notice, those notices will still govern your use of Verkafood.com and orders placed with Verkafood.com, and it is your responsibility to review them for changes.)
Associated Third Parties:
The Services may contain links to other websites, products or services that we do not own or operate, whether posted by us or third party users of Verka Foods. If you choose to visit or use any third-party sites or products or services made available through a link on Verka Foods, please be aware that this Policy will not apply to your activities or any information you disclose while visiting or using those services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any such third-party sites or any products or services on or through them.
Notices and Revisions:
Our business changes constantly and our Privacy Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also. Accordingly, we will be updating this Policy from time to time, and when such changes are made we shall indicate the date of updating on the top of this document. Any such changes will be applicable to you provided your continued usage of the Services beyond the date of updating. While we may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, we recommend that you check this Policy from time to time to ensure that you are fully informed of any changes that might affect you.
Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers
Please Contact us for further queries: [email protected]